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# Paul Johnson

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Find the point of intersection of tangents.
Given two points on a conic, find the point of intersection of the corresponding tangents. The conic is given in Cartesian co...

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Find the shortest distance between a point and a straight line.
Given the Cartesian coordinates of three points A, B and C (in a flat Euclidean space), find the shortest distance between the ...

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Kepler's Equation
Solve <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kepler's_equation Kepler's Equation>. Note that the solution is rounded down to 5 decima...

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Calculate the height of an object dropped from the sky
Assume that an object is dropped from 1000 meters above the surface of the earth at time t=0. The object is dropped such that t...

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Problem editing a draft Cody problem.
Hello, I have saved some draft Cody problems, but I am unable to edit these drafts. A message appears to the effect that "some...

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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.
There will always be at least one prime in the matrix. Example: Input in = [ 8 3 5 9 ] Output out is 4...

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Indexed Probability Table
This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5
If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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Bullseye Matrix
Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN
Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

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Knight's Tour Checker
Given a matrix a, determine whether or not a legal <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight's_tour knight's tour> is present. The kn...

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Given a and b, return the sum a+b in c.

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Make a checkerboard matrix
Given an integer n, make an n-by-n matrix made up of alternating ones and zeros as shown below. The a(1,1) should be 1. Examp...

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Who Has the Most Change?
You have a matrix for which each row is a person and the columns represent the number of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies t...

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Back and Forth Rows
Given a number n, create an n-by-n matrix in which the integers from 1 to n^2 wind back and forth along the rows as shown in the...

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Is my wife right?
Regardless of input, output the string 'yes'.

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Pizza!
Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

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Determine whether a vector is monotonically increasing
Return true if the elements of the input vector increase monotonically (i.e. each element is larger than the previous). Return f...

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Weighted average
Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

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Swap the first and last columns
Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n
Given the number x, y must be the summation of all integers from 1 to 2^x. For instance if x=2 then y must be 1+2+3+4=10.

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Inner product of two vectors
Find the inner product of two vectors.

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Get the length of a given vector
Given a vector x, the output y should equal the length of x.

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Triangle Numbers
Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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Determine if input is odd
Given the input n, return true if n is odd or false if n is even.

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Back to basics 6 - Column Vector
Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Given an input vector, output true or false whether it is a colu...

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Sum the numbers on the main diagonal
Sum the numbers on the main diagonal of an n-by-n matrix. For input: A = [1 2 4 3 6 2 2 4 7]...

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Area of a circle
Find the value for area of the circle if diameter is given

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Vectors counting by 2
Create a vector numbers from 7 to 15 in increments of 2

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find the maximum element of the matrix
for e.g x = [1 2; 3 4] y = 4

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